The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 95 116 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 11.11% 12.78% 9.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.71% 17.16% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 78 112 80
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
693 676 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.05% 74.45% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 610 631 637
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
Hampshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 113 (56.78%) C++
2 79 (39.70%) Linux
3 68 (34.17%) Java
4 66 (33.17%) C
5 64 (32.16%) C#
6 55 (27.64%) Windows
7 54 (27.14%) HTML
8 52 (26.13%) XML
9 47 (23.62%) Degree
10 41 (20.60%) CSS
10 41 (20.60%) .NET
11 38 (19.10%) SQL
12 36 (18.09%) JavaScript
13 35 (17.59%) SQL Server
13 35 (17.59%) Embedded Linux
14 34 (17.09%) Computer Science
15 33 (16.58%) TCP/IP
16 30 (15.08%) HTML5
17 29 (14.57%) SSL
18 27 (13.57%) UNIX
18 27 (13.57%) PHP
19 26 (13.07%) Mathematics
20 25 (12.56%) OO
20 25 (12.56%) Scrum
21 24 (12.06%) Oracle
21 24 (12.06%) Physics
22 23 (11.56%) Solaris
23 22 (11.06%) FTP
23 22 (11.06%) EMV
24 20 (10.05%) Retail

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.51%) Node.js
2 4 (2.01%) Confluence
2 4 (2.01%) IIS
2 4 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.01%) WordPress
3 2 (1.01%) Drupal
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (1.01%) MS Office
2 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Magento
1 2 (1.01%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.58%) TCP/IP
2 29 (14.57%) SSL
3 22 (11.06%) FTP
4 5 (2.51%) DNS
4 5 (2.51%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.01%) 4G
5 2 (1.01%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.01%) 2G
5 2 (1.01%) 3G
5 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.01%) Wireless
6 1 (0.50%) Firewall
6 1 (0.50%) Broadband
6 1 (0.50%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.03%) MySQL
3 5 (2.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.51%) Big Data
4 4 (2.01%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.51%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) SQLite
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (9.55%) Visual Studio
2 17 (8.54%) Subversion
3 10 (5.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.51%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.51%) JUnit
4 5 (2.51%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (2.01%) JIRA
6 3 (1.51%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.01%) PhoneGap
7 2 (1.01%) Grunt
7 2 (1.01%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.50%) Selenium
8 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.50%) Hudson
8 1 (0.50%) GCC
8 1 (0.50%) GDB
General
1 20 (10.05%) Retail
2 12 (6.03%) Advertising
3 8 (4.02%) Finance
4 7 (3.52%) Marketing
5 5 (2.51%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.01%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.01%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (58.29%) Software Engineer
2 76 (38.19%) Developer
3 47 (23.62%) C++ Software Engineer
4 40 (20.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 32 (16.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 29 (14.57%) Software Developer
7 15 (7.54%) C Software Engineer
8 12 (6.03%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.03%) Graduate
9 10 (5.03%) Junior
9 10 (5.03%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.52%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (4.52%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.02%) C# Software Developer
12 7 (3.52%) PHP Developer
13 6 (3.02%) Junior Software Engineer
13 6 (3.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 6 (3.02%) Programmer
14 5 (2.51%) Architect
14 5 (2.51%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.14%) HTML
2 52 (26.13%) XML
3 41 (20.60%) CSS
3 41 (20.60%) .NET
4 30 (15.08%) HTML5
5 16 (8.04%) jQuery
5 16 (8.04%) CSS3
6 15 (7.54%) WinForms
7 13 (6.53%) Flash
7 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET
8 12 (6.03%) Web Services
9 9 (4.52%) LAMP
9 9 (4.52%) STL
9 9 (4.52%) MFC
10 5 (2.51%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.51%) XHTML
10 5 (2.51%) XSL
10 5 (2.51%) J2EE
10 5 (2.51%) Spring
10 5 (2.51%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.09%) Computer Science
2 26 (13.07%) Mathematics
3 24 (12.06%) Physics
4 22 (11.06%) EMV
5 18 (9.05%) Statistics
6 15 (7.54%) Cryptography
6 15 (7.54%) EFT
7 12 (6.03%) Animation
8 9 (4.52%) Video Editing
9 8 (4.02%) Kindle
10 7 (3.52%) Mobile App
11 5 (2.51%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.01%) iPhone
12 2 (1.01%) Open Source
12 2 (1.01%) Handset
12 2 (1.01%) DTV
13 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
13 1 (0.50%) Robotics
13 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 79 (39.70%) Linux
2 55 (27.64%) Windows
3 35 (17.59%) Embedded Linux
4 27 (13.57%) UNIX
5 23 (11.56%) Solaris
6 12 (6.03%) Apple iOS
7 10 (5.03%) Android
8 9 (4.52%) AIX
9 2 (1.01%) Debian
10 1 (0.50%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.56%) OO
1 25 (12.56%) Scrum
2 19 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (9.05%) TDD
4 17 (8.54%) E-Commerce
5 16 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (5.53%) Web Development
7 10 (5.03%) Time Management
7 10 (5.03%) UML
8 9 (4.52%) MVC
8 9 (4.52%) OOD
8 9 (4.52%) Android Development
9 8 (4.02%) iOS Development
9 8 (4.02%) Multithreading
10 7 (3.52%) OOP
10 7 (3.52%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (3.52%) BDD
10 7 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.02%) SOA
12 4 (2.01%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 113 (56.78%) C++
2 68 (34.17%) Java
3 66 (33.17%) C
4 64 (32.16%) C#
5 38 (19.10%) SQL
6 36 (18.09%) JavaScript
7 27 (13.57%) PHP
8 19 (9.55%) Embedded C++
9 15 (7.54%) Embedded C
10 13 (6.53%) ActionScript
10 13 (6.53%) ActionScript 3.0
11 12 (6.03%) ActionScript 2.0
12 11 (5.53%) VB.NET
12 11 (5.53%) Python
13 9 (4.52%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.51%) VB
14 5 (2.51%) Perl
14 5 (2.51%) PHP5
15 3 (1.51%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (23.62%) Degree
2 17 (8.54%) PhD
3 11 (5.53%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.52%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (12.06%) Oracle
2 14 (7.04%) VeriFone
3 12 (6.03%) DoubleClick
4 7 (3.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.51%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.01%) Wind River
6 4 (2.01%) Serena
6 4 (2.01%) VMware
7 2 (1.01%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.01%) EMC
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe
8 1 (0.50%) Sun
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £41 - £47000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £47000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £47000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £47000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago